Goshen man jailed in Indy is wanted on murder charge in Arkansas
A Goshen man currently serving time in Indiana State Prison in Michigan City for cocaine and burglary convictions is wanted for murder in Arkansas.
The Blytheville (Ark.) Courier News reports that Tevarius Tevon Green, 24, is wanted for his part in the murder of 26-year-old Daniel Goodwin. Goodwin was found dead in the bedroom of a friend's home in Blytheville, Ark., on July 7, 2013.
Utilities report spike in demand during bitter cold
Demand for energy during the bitter cold spell early last week tested two energy companies that serve parts of Northern Indiana, but it did not result in any records for demand.
Last week, the demand for wintertime power peaked Jan. 6 at 7:00 p.m. at approximately 3,656 megawatt, according to a statement issued by Indiana Michigan Power.
Peak demand for I&M power normally occurs in the summer during extreme heat. The utility's record peak of 4,844 megawatts was set July 21, 2012.
Sheriff's department to change salvage vehicle inspection procedure
The Elkhart County Sheriff's Department is changing its procedure for completing salvage vehicle inspections.
Starting Tuesday, Jan. 14, those requesting a salvage vehicle inspection will be required to schedule an appointment to take their vehicle to the sheriff's department at 26861 C.R. 26, according to a press release.
Appointments can be made between 12 and 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and are conducted by an officer at no cost.
Same-sex marriage ban enjoys support— and opposition — in Elkhart County
Two state lawmakers serving Elkhart County have signed on as co-authors of the controversial marriage amendment measure up for consideration by the Indiana legislature, underscoring their strong support for the proposal.
The high-profile measure, House Joint Resolution 3, is generating broad attention and among the three co-authors are Wesco, a Republican from Osceola, and State Rep. Wes Culver, a Goshen Republican. State Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero, is the author and State Rep. Rhonda Rhoads, R-Corydon, is the third co-author.
HJR-3 will be the focus of debate Monday in the Indiana House Judiciary Committee.
Elkhart city council to receive more annexation proposals
The Elkhart City Council will receive the second group of annexation proposals Monday.
The council is expected to start reviewing the first four annexations areas next month before the second group will be reviewed.
The second group includes four areas known as C.R. 6 and S.R. 19; C.R. 6 and C.R. 11; Mishawaka Road and S.R. 19; and C.R. 1 and Old U.S. 20. The Mishawaka Road tract is the biggest of the 16 initially proposed by Mayor Dick Moore.